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A Cajun Christmas killing - a Cajun country mystery by Byron, Ellen, author. A Cajun Christmas killing - a Cajun country mystery

"Maggie Crozat is back home in bayou country during the most magical time of the year. In Pelican, Louisiana, Christmastime is a season of giant bonfires on the levee, zydeco carols, and pots of gumbo. Except, this year, the Grinch has come to stay at the family-run Crozat Plantation B&B. When he floods travel websites with vicious reviews, Maggie thinks she’s identified him as rival businessman Donald Baxter. That is, until he’s found stabbed to death at Maggie’s workplace. And Maggie and her l

Oct 13, 2017
A casualty of war - a Bess Crawford mystery by Todd, Charles, author. A casualty of war - a Bess Crawford mystery

Caring for an unstable soldier who believes his distant cousin is responsible for his injuries, battlefield nurse Bess Crawford investigates the patient's claims, only to find herself in unexpected danger.

Oct 13, 2017
A crown of lights by Rickman, Philip. A crown of lights

Oct 15, 2017
A death in Norfolk by Gardner, Ashley. A death in Norfolk

"September 1817 Captain Gabriel Lacey travels with Lady Breckenridge to his boyhood home in northern Norfolk only to discover mysterious happenings in and around the Lacey estate. A young woman, cousin of an old friend, has gone missing, strange objects appear in Lacey's ruined house, and the dark windmills on the marshes keep pulling Lacey to them. The underworld criminal, James Denis, uses Lacey's visit to Norfolk as an opportunity to have Lacey deliver a message to a local squire. A simple ta

Oct 10, 2017
A disappearance in Drury Lane by Gardner, Ashley. A disappearance in Drury Lane

"Late December, 1818 As Captain Gabriel Lacey prepares for his upcoming wedding, his former neighbor, Marianne Simmons, comes to him about an actress friend who's gone missing. Lacey agrees to help look for the actress, little realizing that the search will pit him against men who think nothing of abduction, assault, or sending incendiary devices to the innocent. At the same time, Lacey's personal life is changing, and his time for investigation is frequently and frustratingly interrupted. He is

Oct 10, 2017
A hive of homicides by Lester, Meera, author. A hive of homicides

"When Abigail Mackenzie left the police force to become a farmer and beekeeper in beautiful Las Flores, California, she thought her days of criminal investigation were behind her. Her present life is mostly filled with hard work and happy occasions, including the upcoming event with her friend Paola, a truffle maker, who's renewing her vows with her husband Jake, owner of the Country Schoolhouse Winery. Abby is delighted to provide her trademark lavender honey for the occasion. But after the c

Oct 13, 2017
A hunt in winter by Brady, Conor, author. A hunt in winter

Oct 13, 2017
A Late Frost. by A Late Frost.

Oct 16, 2017
A place in the wind by Chazin, Suzanne, author. A place in the wind

Detective Jimmy Vega has his hands full when the disappearance of a teenage girl in upstate New York sets off a powder keg of accusations, bigotry and fear--with deadly results.

Oct 13, 2017
A Venetian reckoning by Leon, Donna. A Venetian reckoning

When a lorry crashes on one of the treacherous hair-pin bends in the Italian Dolomites even Commissario Guido Brunetti of the Venice Questura is appalled when he learns of its terrible cargo.

Oct 10, 2017
Abracadabra - a novel by Kranes, David, author. Abracadabra - a novel

Oct 10, 2017
An echo of murder - a William Monk novel by Perry, Anne, 1943- author. An echo of murder - a William Monk novel

"In the course of his tenure with the Thames River Police, Commander Monk has yet to see a more gruesome crime scene: a Hungarian warehouse owner lies in the middle of his blood-sodden office, pierced through the chest with a bayonet and eerily surrounded by seventeen candles, their wicks dipped in blood. Suspecting the murder may be rooted in ethnic prejudice, Monk turns to London's Hungarian community in search of clues but finds his inquiries stymied by its wary citizens and a language he doe

Oct 10, 2017
Assault and Buttery. by Assault and Buttery.

Oct 16, 2017
Beach, breeze, bloodshed by Keyse-Walker, John, author. Beach, breeze, bloodshed

" Sun, Sand, Murder by John Keyse-Walker is a winner. It is written with the coral clarity of a Caribbean atoll, and evokes an edgy rhythm that suits the protagonist, Teddy Creque, and his wholly authentic domain, the Virgin Islands."--Randy Wayne White After barely surviving the first criminal investigation in living memory on the sun-drenched British Virgin island of Anegada, Constable Teddy Creque has spent the past six months trying to weather the aftermath, and move on with his life. Now, w

Oct 10, 2017
Border angels by Quinn, Anthony (Anthony J.), author. Border angels

"The border between Northern Ireland and the Republic is a rugged place: cold, windswept, and dark. For the girls brought here from Eastern Europe, it may as well be a war zone. Put to work in a farmhouse brothel near Dunmore, the women are forced into a living hell. One night, a pimp takes one of them for a ride. She is just planning her escape when the car explodes. The next morning, there is nothing left but the pimp's charred body and the woman's footprints in the snow. As his forensics spec

Oct 10, 2017
Buenos Aires Noir by Mallo, Ernesto (EDT) Buenos Aires Noir

Oct 10, 2017
Butcher's moon by Stark, Richard, 1933-2008. Butcher's moon

Stark's antihero Parker attempts to retrieve money he had to leave in an amusement park, but the money is gone. He enlists Alan Grofield to assist, but when Grofield is taken hostage, Parker assembles a private army to get him back and rob the mob blind at the same time.

Oct 10, 2017
Cast iron by May, Peter, 1951- author. Cast iron

"In 1989, a killer dumped the body of twenty-year-old Lucie Martin into a picturesque lake in the west of France. Fourteen years later, during a summer heat wave, a drought exposed her remains--bleached bones amid the scorched mud and slime. No one was ever convicted of her murder. But now, forensic expert Enzo Macleod is reviewing this stone-cold case--the toughest of the seven he has been challenged to solve. But when Enzo finds a flaw in the original evidence surrounding Lucie's murder, he op

Oct 13, 2017
Cat among the pumpkins by Morton, Mandy, author. Cat among the pumpkins

Cat lovers, rejoice! The second installment in Mandy Morton's cat-driven series has arrived with Cat Among the Pumpkins, where crime-solving is in the capable paws of felines. And these cats haven't been declawed. As All Hallows’ Eve approaches, Hettie Bagshot of The No. 2 Feline Detective Agency has more than just a ghost and warlock tart on her plate. Along with her faithful sidekick, Tilly, the tabby duo set out to investigate an old crime and a spate of new murders. Why is Mavis Spitforce dr

Oct 15, 2017
Crisis shot by Cantore, Janice, author. Crisis shot

Tess O'Rourke dreams of becoming the first female chief of police in Long Beach, California. As commander of the East Division, she is well on her way . . . until the night she responds to an officer-needs-assistance call and fatally shoots an unarmed teenager. Despite being cleared of wrongdoing by a grand jury, Tess is so hounded by the public that she takes a job in Oregon to escape the bad press. Winning over the residents of Rogue's Hollow might be more difficult than adjusting to her new r

Oct 14, 2017

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